We kindly ask your understanding if, due to the rapidly changing circumstances these days, delivery times may take longer than usual - this can mainly affect shipments abroad!
From 15 to 25 October, a new sculptural installation is on view in Tübingen. "Pallaksch, Pallaksch!" presents a multitude of monochrome Hölderlin figures in different colours on the steps of the Collegiate Church and on the Neckar Wall. After all, Tübingen marks the 250th anniversary of the poet and thinker this year.
Not only Beethoven’s 250th anniversary is celebrated this year; one of the most important German poets is also given this honour. Poems such as "An die Parzen" [To the Fates] and "Hälfte des Lebens" [The Middle of Life] sprang from his pen – Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) that is, of course.
In his latest sculptural installation in Tübingen, Ottmar Hörl invites you to engage in a close encounter with the poet who created "Hyperion".
To this end, he assembles a multitude of Hölderlin figures, each of them hugging a book to their chests, in front of two formative places in Hölderlin's life: in front of the Tübingen Collegiate Church and in front of the Hölderlin Tower, the last and longest place of residence in the poet's life.
What they offer the viewer is access to Hölderlin in a straightforward way that is not necessarily evident in the poet’s oeuvre. Instead of a hermetic, classic monument on a high pedestal, the seated figures are light, colourful, and – if you wish – at eye level.
In this way, Hörl aims at building a bridge and encouraging onlookers to discover the writer; he also challenges the traditional view of Hölderlin, and addresses the observer's own thoughts and feelings.
And all of a sudden, you remember Hölderlin's call: "Come! into the open, Friend!"
There's nothing we'd rather do.
TRAVELLING EXHIBITION "SIEBEN TODSÜNDEN" [SEVEN DEADLY SINS]
May 2019 to June 2021
Please refer for the present exhibition location to the homepage of the organizer
GROUP EXHIBITION: "Leben im Krieg" ("Wartime life")
Historisches Museum Hanau Schloss Philippsruhe
Philippsruher Allee 45, Hanau
Extended to 27. March 2022
Tue-Sun 11 am to 6 pm
EXHIBITION IN THE ATRIUM: "2000m ABOVE SEA LEVEL. VORARLBERG, SILVRETTA AND ART"
vorarlberg museum Bregenz
27. March to 27. June 2021
Tue-Su 10 am - 6 pm
GROUP EXHIBITION: Bad RagARTz 2021 -
8. Schweizerische Triennale der Skulptur
Stiftung Schweizerische Triennale der Skulptur, Rolf und Esther Hohmeister
8. May to 31. October 2021
SOLO EXHIBITION "COEXISTENCE - 공존"
Indang-Museum in Daegu, Korea
13. May until 31. July 2021
SOLO EXHIBITION: "FLUID"
Venet-Haus Galerie Ulm
Finissage 18./19. June 2021, the artist is present
Whole-time with appointment!
GROUP EXHIBITION: "BLÜHSTREIFEN - ZWISCHEN TRAUM UND ZAUN" ("Wildflower strip - between dream and fence")
04. July until 03. October 2021